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Title: Estimation of growing stock of broadleaved forests by airborne laser scanning
Authors: Corona, Piermaria
Lamonaca, Andrea
Chirici, Gherardo
Travaglini, Davide
Marchetti, Marco
Minari, Emma
Montaghi, Alessandro
Keywords: LiDAR
Growing stock
Model-based estimation
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: CIERRE Edizioni
Citation: Corona, P. et al. 2008. Estimation of growing stock of broadleaved forests by airborne laser scanning. In: MiPAAF-CFS (eds.). Canopy Analysis and Dynamics of a Floodplain Forest. Verona, CIERRE Edizioni, pp. 39-44
Abstract: Airborne laser scanning (ALS) is increasingly being proposed for surveying forest attributes. The objective of this paper is to present a new approach for the estimation of growing stock based on ALS data. The approach is distinctively developed for broadleaved stands where conventional methods for growing stock estimation based on ALS measurements of single tree heights frequently provide poor results. Theoretical background and model-based statistical estimators are reported.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/2144
ISBN: 8883144716
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